Barry Parkin

Chief Sustainability and Health & Wellbeing Officer, Mars, Incorporated

Barry Parkin is the Chief Sustainability and Health & Wellbeing Officer at Mars, Incorporated. He is responsible for developing and driving Mars’ sustainability programs across the value chain from farmers through to consumers. He is also the Chairman of the World Cocoa Foundation and in this role leads the industries efforts to work together to make cocoa fully sustainable. During his 30-year career at Mars, Mr. Parkin has worked in a diverse set of roles across Commercial, Engineering, Business Development, Supply Chain, HR and Sourcing. He holds an Engineering Science Degree from Cambridge University and is a Chartered Engineer (IMechE).